Under the direction of the Associate Director of Facilities, this position is responsible for all aspects of daily building and maintenance operations, staffing, and associated responsibilities including duties related to the remodeling and renovation of the Camp Randall Complex. This includes: Camp Randall Stadium, Fieldhouse, McClain Athletic Facility, Student-Athlete Performance Center, Kellner Hall, Indoor Practice Facility, and the Athletics Operations building. Additionally, this position will assist and work with, as needed, building managers and staff of University Ridge, Golf Training Center, Goodman Diamond, McClimon track/soccer complex, Porter Boathouse, Nielsen Tennis Stadium, and all other Division buildings, remodeling and renovation projects. Assists the Associate Director of Facilities with Capital projects to ensure continuation of facility operations and use during any Camp Randall Complex renovations. Initiate and review plans for remodeling locker rooms, showers, offices, concession areas, press boxes, storage areas, etc. Works with other building managers and the custodial services manager, with coordinating daily operations and the planning and implementation of various facility projects. Supervise the building, repair, and set up of athletic training devices, and other athletic specific projects such as scoreboards, press boxes, athletic equipment (goals, goal posts, nets, track equipment, weight and training equipment, etc.).
This position will also supervise skilled and semi-skilled maintenance staff including positions such as Building and Grounds Supervisor, Building Supervisor, Mailroom staff, FT's, FS's, and other building maintenance and support staff. This position assists with overseeing a building and maintenance budget of $1,200,000 and approximately 1,000,000 square feet of buildings and grounds.
Plans and oversees building and grounds operations to meet the needs of the university, its employees, and visitors.
10% Implements and evaluates existing strategies and objectives for building and grounds operations and makes recommendations to unit leadership for program or function enhancement
10% Identifies, proposes, and implements new or revised unit operational policies and procedures
30% Directs day-to-day operations of the unit to provide technical advice, problem solving assistance, and unit goals and policy interpretation
20% Schedules logistics and secures resources for program activities across multiple work units to ensure optimum efficiency and compliance with appropriate policies, procedures, and specifications
5% Prepares periodic reports and financial statements, and records progress, status, or other special reports for leadership or external agencies
10% Monitors the unit budget and approves unit expenditures
15% Exercises supervisory authority, including hiring, transferring, suspending, promoting, managing conduct and performance, discharging, assigning, rewarding, disciplining, and/or approving hours worked of at least 2.0 full-time equivalent (FTE) employees
Institutional Statement on Diversity:
Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.
Preferred Bachelor's Degree With focus in Business management/administration, operations management, or experience gained managing facilities in an athletic setting.
1. Principles of supervision and effective skills in supervising a staff of skilled and semi-skilled employees. 2. Capacity to plan, prioritize, schedule and supervise multiple jobs. 3. Knowledge of operations, maintenance, repair and installation of building mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems, as well as preventative maintenance programming. 4. General understanding of methods, materials and equipment used in building construction and remodeling. 5. Knowledge of health and safety codes applicable to buildings and grounds. 6. Principles and practices of effective public relations, effective oral and written communication skills, and techniques for maintaining productive working relationships. 7. Administrative management skills, including budgeting and planning, cost analysis, purchasing, materials management, and resource allocation. 8.Federal, State and Municipal buildings and grounds regulations and codes. 9. State and University procurement rules and regulations. 10. Knowledge of NCAA, Big Ten, WCHA, and WIAA facilities and grounds rules and regulations. 11. Knowledge of records and record keeping systems.
Full Time: 100%
It is anticipated this position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
Minimum $63,800 ANNUAL (12 months) Depending on Qualifications
Conditions of Appointment: This is a 100% Academic Staff appointment. Salary will be assigned within the appropriate range, commensurate with the candidate's qualifications and experience. An excellent benefits package is also included. Successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment.
How to Apply:
To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be received by no later than 11:55 p.m. CST, on the assured consideration date. Please complete the online application and attach a cover letter addressing your qualifications and experiences specifically relating to the responsibilities of this position, a comprehensive resume, and contact information for at least three professional references. All application materials will be reviewed by our search committee after the posted deadline. Applicants selected to participate further in the selection process will be notified directly. All applicants will be notified once a final selection has been made and the search has been completed.
NOTE: Unless confidentiality is requested in your online application, information regarding the names of applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.
Special Note: UW-Madison conducts criminal background checks for final candidate(s).
The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, including but not limited to, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran and other basis as defined by federal regulations and UW System policies. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
The University of Wisconsin–Madison has been a catalyst for the extraordinary since its founding in 1848. Our students, staff, and faculty partake in world-class education and conduct prolific research that solves real-world problems. Our guiding principle is the Wisconsin Idea, a commitment to outreach that creates a better future for our state, our nation, and the world. We value the contributions of each person and recognize that diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation.